Lee Grevemberg

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Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

China's bold proposal to zap space junk from Earth's orbit with lasers

Since 1957, humans have been polluting the Earth’s orbit with bits of debris, known as space junk. There are currently around 20,000 fragments of …

Good News, Mars Colonists: Pure Water Ice You Can Dig Up With a Shovel

Mars has large deposits of near-pure water ice just beneath the surface at mid-latitudes, a discovery that could have huge implications for future …

Meet Amber Yang. She's trying to prevent a space debris catastrophe

<b>(CNN) —</b> After watching "Gravity," Amber Yang started having nightmares.<p>The ninth-grader and astrophysics enthusiast from Windermere, Florida was naturally drawn the film, which imagined an astronaut's desperate escape to Earth after the destruction of a NASA space shuttle.<p>"Gravity" bent some rules …

Universe

Eyes on the sky: When and where will China's rogue space station fall to Earth?

Scientists across the globe are carefully monitoring China’s discarded Tiangong-1 space station, which will plunge into Earth’s atmosphere at some point in the coming months.<p>In a post on Jan. 12, the European Space Agency (ESA), which is hosting an international monitoring effort, said that the …

From greenhouse gases to plastics: New catalyst for recycling carbon dioxide discovered

Imagine if we could take CO2, that most notorious of greenhouse gases, and convert it into something useful. Something like plastic, for example. The …

Carbon Dioxide

This Spectacular Video Shows What It Would Be Like to Fly Through The Orion Nebula

Mind = blown.<p>We're not going to fly through a nebula, not in the lifetimes of anyone alive today. Possibly not ever in anyone's lifetime.<p>But based on …

Scientists expect 1st direct black hole image soon

This was the most popular post at EarthSky this week, and no wonder. It’s exciting! We’re holding our breaths for the 1st-ever direct image of a …

Black Holes

In ‘Listening In,’ a Surveillance Expert Warns That No Secret Is Safe

Smartphones, smart cars, smart fridges: All are connected to the web, and hackers and governments alike are all too eager to peer inside.<p>On December …

Video shows massive explosion as rocket debris from a Chinese space launch crashes down near houses

China's recent launch of two navigation satellites created a massive fireball near a residential area of in the central part of the country — and a video captured the entire thing.<p>China has been accelerating its space program and launching satellites with indigenously made rockets. A video posted …

Researchers discover bizarre ‘Hypatia’ stone is made from material not found in our Solar System

There’s plenty of interesting things to find here on Earth. Archaeologists and paleontologists are constantly discovering relics of the past that …

Meteorites

NASA Just Communicated With Our Only Spacecraft Outside The Solar System

Voyager 1 heard us from over 20 billion kilometres away.<p>In the cold darkness of interstellar space, way past the Kuiper belt, Voyager 1 is continuing …

Now we know Earth blocks neutrinos

“This achievement is important because it shows, for the first time, that very-high-energy neutrinos can be absorbed by something — in this case, the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Brilliantly Trolls Flat-Earthers With 1 Hilarious Image

Here's a view of the moon you'll never see.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson has something he’d like the flat-Earthers to see.<p>Or rather, it’s something they’ll never see... and neither will anyone else, at least not in the real world.<p>The astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American …

Flat Earth Society